Archive for December, 2016

P.E.I.'s 2017 New Year's levees: A comprehensive guide

Saturday, December 31st, 2016:

Whether you’re a levee newbie or a seasoned expert, you’ll enjoy these tips — and a complete list including maps— of P.E.I.’s many New Year’s Day 2017 levees, from Peter Rukavina, who began leveeing back in 2004. The levee is a centuries-old tradition originating from a French military ritual whereby the enlisted soldiers would visit their commanding office to bring New Year’s greetings, according to a P.E.I. government release. The formality was adopted by early British commanders and soldiers and eventually it became a widely-celebrated custom, especially in Prince Edward Island. ‘I don’t think you could go to all 37 unless you had […] Read More →

The best hangover cure – don't drink

Saturday, December 31st, 2016:

It’s an ailment many people will be dealing with this weekend, and some will suffer more than others.  There is no sure-fire remedy for a hangover, a gnawing collection of symptoms caused by overindulging in alcohol.  But Saint John pharmacist Ryan Kennedy offers a few tips to those who want to avoid the after-effects of a long night of drinking, beginning with the obvious.  “The biggest means of preventing [a hangover] is abstaining from alcohol,” he said. “First and foremost, that is the best way to do it.”  Eat if you drink Kennedy knows not everyone will abstain, so he […] Read More →

What are 2017’s most anticipated movies?

Saturday, December 31st, 2016:

If the box office domination of “Rogue One” didn’t make it clear, moviegoers are very excited about “Star Wars.” Online movie ticket giant Fandango quizzed 2,000 moviegoers over what they’re looking forward to seeing most in the coming year, and the results are very promising for Disney-owned Lucasfilm, Marvel and Walt Disney Studios, as each entity had a film in the top three. The next, still-untitled chapter in the “Star Wars” saga — picking up where 2015’s “The Force Awakens” left off — topped the list, while Marvel’s “Guardians o the Galaxy Vol. 2” came in second, with the live action […] Read More →

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